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87 bomb detonators found at Colombo bus station

Sri-Lanka-blast

Sri Lankan security personnel walk through debris following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo. AFP

UAE denounces attacks

The United Arab Emirates has condemned the terrorist bombings that targeted churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

In a statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), said that the UAE affirmed its firm stance against all forms of violence, terrorism and extremism, targeting all without distinction between religion and race.

The statement added the UAE stands in solidarity with the government and people of Sri Lanka in their fight against violence and extremism, calling upon the international community to close ranks and uproot the scourge of terrorism in order to ensure international peace and security.

UAE has expressed condolences to the government of Sri Lanka and to the families of the victims, wishing speedy recovery for the injured.

Agencies